May 13, 2016

'Ample space' for monetary easing, Kuroda says

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Friday the bank has “ample space” for additional monetary easing, reminding the market that further stimulus is possible despite the central bank’s decision to stand pat last month. “There is no doubt that ample space for additional ...

BOJ's newest board member Sakurai to cement Kuroda's majority

Mar 23, 2016

BOJ's newest board member Sakurai to cement Kuroda's majority

The Diet approved Makoto Sakurai as a Bank of Japan board member Wednesday, a move expected to strengthen Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda’s support on the board. Sakurai is an international finance researcher with ties to reflationalists such as Koichi Hamada, an adviser to Prime Minister ...